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Cover photo for AWIS 10-Day Weather Report

AWIS 10-Day Weather Report

Dear strawberry grower community, the 2018/19 season already brought a lot of rain and warm weather. The last few weeks it …

Cover photo for Weather Forecast 1/10/2019-1/15/2019

Weather Forecast 1/10/2019-1/15/2019

Dear Strawberry Community, The craziness of last years weather has just continued into the new season 2018/19. Very warm temperatures …

Cover photo for IMPORTANT: Anthracnose Crown Rot

IMPORTANT: Anthracnose Crown Rot

Dear Strawberry Community, This year was certainly an exceptional sad year for strawberry growers all over the Southeast. It all …

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Industrial Hemp in North Carolina: A Guide to Understanding and Evaluating Contracts

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